Wike boosts Rivers Utd, Angels with buses, ambulances
Executive Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezewo Wike, on Thursday donated what has been described as ‘State Of The Art’ buses and ambulances to the state sponsored teams, Rivers Utd and Rivers Angels FC, respectively.
The presentation ceremony was held Thursday morning at the Government House, Port Harcourt.
Governor Wike also promised a gift of ten million naira to each of the clubs for every away win in the on-going domestic league.
He charged both teams to make the state proud by winning laurels and see their lives changed for good.
Earlier, the Commissioner for Sports, Hon.Boma Iyaye, noted how the governor’s attention to sports has been unrivaled, especially the establishment of the star legacy project—the Real Madrid Football Academy.
Also speaking, the National President of Sports Writers Associatiin of Nigeria, SWAN, Sir Honour Sirawoo, said the exploits of Governor Wike had been well-recognized by the body of international sports writers-AIPS, who, accordingly, conferred on him the Power of Sports Africa.
The Management and players of both teams were very delighted and expressed their commitment to fight for more laurels for the state.
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